On Thursday (May 27), an artist by the name of Ghost Loft filed a lawsuit in United States District Court in California, alleging that Juice and producer Mitch Mula sampled his 2013 song “So High” without permission, according to court documents. obtained by XXL. “Juice Wrld and Mitch Mula admittedly used the work of the plaintiff, a 16 bar instrumental hook taken from the opening bar of the sound recording of the work, without the permission of the plaintiff, without which” Scared of Love ” would not exist “, indicates the lawsuit.
The lawsuit alleges that Mula made a “written confession” to the “So High” sample. Mula reportedly admitted that he “didn’t intend to tear up” the Ghost Loft trail. “As far as this recording goes, everything has been done on my part regarding the credit for the sample etc.,” Mula said in the costume. The producer manager admitted that Mula believed Interscope “handled the authorization of the sample, but it turned out that was not the case.”
Ghost Loft, real name Danny Choi, is suing Juice Wrld’s mother, Carmela Wallace, the executor of her estate, as well as Mula, Interscope Records, Universal Music Group and Grade A Productions. Choi wants a jury trial. He seeks unspecified damages, written credit as well as an injunction that would prevent Juice’s estate from making any more money off the track.
XXL contacted Universal Music Group for comment.
Before Juice’s death, pop-punk band Yellow Card sued the rapper for $ 15 million, claiming that Juice and producer Nick Mura illegally sampled their 2006 song, “Holly Wood Died” for Juice’s 2017 single, “Lucid Dreams”. dropped the trial six months after Juice’s death.
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